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The flagship publication for alumni and friends of the University of Dayton.
Snapshots
A look at campus life through a photographer’s lens.
My Old House
Your old house, your history — and the memories today’s residents are making.
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An insider’s look at student life, campus events, alumni stories and more.
University of Dayton Magazine
Kate Mayer

Finding her funny

“I was funny and lost my funny and came here to find it again.” That’s Kate Mayer, a writer attending…

Phil Donahue (behind the camera) takes a group selfie with members of the Bombeck family at the opening event of the 2014 Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop at the University of Dayton. Afterward, he said, "This reminds me of what Jesus said at the last supper: 'If you guys want to get in the picture, you better get on this side of the table.'"

Remembering a revolutionary

You could hear balloons popping all over the Marriott ballroom. “The opportunities to skewer the balloons of pretense are everywhere,”…

Students attending Stander 2014 use a listening station in KU Lobby.

Community of learners

The topics covered in the American Studies Panel delved into topics ranging from John Mayer, The Hunger Games and ghosting…

Visual Arts presentations and displays in Marianist Hall Common Space.

Discovering Dayton

Senior Kathleen Gaffney presented her findings at the annual Brother Joseph W. Stander Symposium April 9.  However, the tools used…

Dr. Gerald Kerns

Teacher par excellence

Natalie Hudson remembers when, as a UD undergraduate, it was her time to enroll in the “dreaded class” all political…

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Sweet Street: Just in time for dessert

Happy Free Cone Day, everyone. For most college students, any free food is a great thing … but today, Tuesday,…

Celebrate Literacy team in KU Lobby by Larry Burgess

Celebrate literacy

Volunteers from English 100 level classes encouraged passers-by in KU Lobby to participate in Celebrate Literacy by buying a book…

Snow coated tulips by Campus South entrance sign by Larry Burgess

When the frost is on the tulip

When the frost is on the tulip, it must be Ohio where springtime weather can be capricious. What a difference…

Magnolia trees and a class change by Larry Burgess

Natural decoration

Students walk past beautiful blooming magnolia trees near Gosiger Hall after a brief afternoon rain. 4-14-14 by Larry Burgess

Red-tailed Hawk resting in a tree just west of the chapel by Larry Burgess

Keeping watch by day

A windy afternoon and 71 degrees brought out this Red-tailed Hawk to ride the updraft over campus. But one can’t…

A friendly game of ping pong by Larry Burgess

A friendly game

Today at RecPlex, some students were jogging or swimming. Other students were enjoying a friendly game of ping pong. (top…

Rainy day, April showers on campus by Larry Burgess

Les pluies d’avril apporter des fleurs de mai

As students make their way to and from Roesch Library armed with umbrellas, in any language, it’s good to know…

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My Old House: 118 Lawnview Ave.

“Trash Jenga.” That’s what you could find seniors Danny Braner, Matt DeSapri, Andrew Gibson, Dan Hawks, Mike Molnar and Matt…

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My Old House: 226 L Street

226 L St. was home to Lee Mason, Jim Yates, Pat Leneghan, Sean Connelly, Chris Petra, Doug DeRose and Jim…

The residents of 226 L St. love their porch and location close to campus – and have an inclination to decorate by subtle themes, from nautical to "Duck Dynasty."

My Old House: 226 L Street

The residents of 226 L St. love the location of their house — but they love decorating the inside of…

You might not see it here, but 452 Kiefaber is actually on a slant.

My Old House: 452 Kiefaber St.

The residents of 452 Kiefaber never have “a case of the Mondays.” Every Monday, the residents watch a musical or…

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My Old House: 7 Evanston

In August 2007, Brian Hoffer, Ashton Berner, Nick Adams, Scott Rotterman and Alex Urban moved into 7 Evanston, a landlord…

My Old House: 309 Kiefaber St.

309 Kiefaber has many unique features, perhaps the most distinctive being its cleanliness.

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‘You sunk my battleship’

Students participated in a gaming classic Friday, Nov. 1, during an evening “Battleship” tournament at the RecPlex. But this isn’t…

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A Worldly Celebration

Walking into the 1 World Celebration at McGinnis Center was disorienting. The lights dimmed, the music loud, a line of…

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A boy and his bicycle

He was half the size of the other bicyclists but on twice as many wheels. Three-year-old Eli Joseph joined Team…

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Day in the Life: Behind all those stories

How long does it take a UD communications student writer to be a story, rather than just writing the stories…

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Day in the life: Senior does more than just study

A typical day as a University of Dayton student doesn’t always take place on campus. Senior Sean Fickert, a mechanical engineering…

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Day in the life: New twist on group projects

Group projects are dreaded and despised in most college-level courses, and students usually associate them with chaos, frustration, and a…